Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble by Lanz and Artwork by Jasper Johns
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Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble by Lanz and Artwork by Jasper Johns

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Collection: Dan Arje papers


Material Category
Photographic Material
Type of Work
photographic prints
Description
Bonwit Teller window display featuring women's ensemble by the designer Lanz. The background displays a piece entitled Flag on Orange (1957) by American artist Jasper Johns. The mannequin is placed slightly off center, allowing the artwork to be displayed fully. The mannequin poses wearing a dress, heeled shoes and gloves. A wreath of flowers hangs near the belt. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's young American clothes by Lanz. See the great Spring collection on our Young Seventh Floor. Bonwit's Annual Young American Artists Window Exhibit. Flag on Orange by Jasper Johns, talented artist who has worked with us on window displays."
Date
January 29 1957
Related people
Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Lanz (designer)
Jasper Johns (artist)
Dan Arje (compiler)
Measurements
8 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Inscription
Fifth Avenue/ January 29th, 1957/ 1972A Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller (text)
Related Repository
Kellen Design Archives
Use Restrictions
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 
Location
binder 5
Identifier
KA0001_000337
Related Objects
Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensembles by Lanz and Artwork by Robert Rauschenberg

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